DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 26: Valeri Nichushkin #43 of the Dallas Stars tries to keep the puck away from Dustin Byfuglien #33 of the Winnipeg Jets at the American Airlines Center on October 26, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/NHLI via Getty Images)
Obviously there's a lot of expectations around me but it's something I try not to focus on. I'm just trying to go out there, be myself on the ice every day, try to get better, be myself around the guys in the locker room. I think that's what's made me successful and the person that I am.
— Sabres forward Jack Eichel on transitioning from college hockey to the NHL